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MMA fighter Cole Young seeks out Earth's greatest champions in order to stand against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe.

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Simon McQuoid

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Greg Russo (screenplay by), Dave Callaham (screenplay by) | 4 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lewis Tan ... Cole Young
Jessica McNamee ... Sonya Blade
Josh Lawson ... Kano
Joe Taslim ... Bi-Han / Sub-Zero
Mehcad Brooks ... Jax
Matilda Kimber ... Emily
Laura Brent ... Allison
Tadanobu Asano ... Lord Raiden
Hiroyuki Sanada ... Hanzo Hasashi / Scorpion
Chin Han ... Shang Tsung
Ludi Lin ... Liu Kang
Max Huang ... Kung Lao
Sisi Stringer ... Mileena
Mel Jarnson ... Nitara
Nathan Jones ... Reiko

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Storyline

MMA fighter Cole Young (Lewis Tan), accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage-or why Outworld's Emperor Shang Tsung (Chin Han) has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero (Joe Taslim), an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family's safety, Cole goes in search of Sonya Blade (Jessica McNamee) at the direction of Jax (Mehcad Brooks), a Special Forces Major who bears the same strange dragon marking Cole was born with. Soon, he finds himself at the temple of Lord Raiden (Tadanobu Asano), an Elder God and the protector of Earthrealm, who grants sanctuary to those who bear the mark. Here, Cole trains with experienced warriors Liu Kang (Ludi Lin), Kung Lao (Max Huang) and rogue mercenary Kano (Josh Lawson), as he prepares to stand with Earth's greatest champions against the enemies of Outworld in a high stakes battle for the universe. But will Cole be pushed hard enough to unlock his arcana-the immense power from within his soul-in time to save not... Written by Warner Bros.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout, and some crude references | See all certifications »

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Trivia

Before Jax and Sub Zero fight, a wall can be seen having "Down Arrow, Right Arrow LP" spray-painted on it. That is the video game command for Sub Zero's Ice Freeze move in the "Mortal Kombat" games. See more »

Goofs

In the first fighting scene, Bi Han slammed Hanzo Hasashi's head on a huge rock, there's a blood splatter seen on the rock but Hanzo's head seems to be fine. And when they move from the rock, the blood splatter disappeared. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Harumi Hasashi: I'm going to need more than two buckets.
Satoshi 'Jubei' Hasashi: [hears baby cry] Can I check on my sister?
Hanzo Hasashi: Go. See your sister.
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Crazy Credits

Part of the closing credits take part in a red and black montage of scenes from the film.

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Techno Syndrome 2021
Written by Olivier Jean-Jacques Adams
Produced by Benjamin Wallfisch
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Fun, gory but could be better!
20 April 2021 | by viantyaraSee all my reviews

I don't really play Mortal Kombat or even follow the concept behind it. But even so, I enjoyed this movie. The fighting choreography is top notch! The costume, the cgi is also worth the hype. I love that they decided to make it rated R. But there's also some things that bothered me, like some bad cinematography, cheesy dialogues, and the somehow boring protagonist. The act 3 of the movie really felt rushed like the writers only had 5 minutes left to finish the script. I hope the sequel will have a better act 3.


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USA

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Release Date:

23 April 2021 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mortal Kombat 3 See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$23,302,503, 25 April 2021

Gross USA:

$37,846,000

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$72,546,000
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Dolby Atmos | Dolby Digital | DTS (DTS: X)| IMAX 6-Track | Auro 11.1

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Color

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2.39 : 1
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